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" The whole strange purpose of their lives, to find Or make an enemy of all mankind! Not one looks backward, onward still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. "
THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D - Page 64
by JAMES BOSWELL - 1892
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 207 pages
...Look next on Greatness ; say \vhere Greatness lies ? Where , but among the Heroes and the Wise ! Heroes are much the same , the point's agreed , From Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; The \vhole strange purpose of their lives , to find Or make an enemy of all mankind ! Not one looks backward...
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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 pages
...long. What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards ! 215 Alas ! not all the blood of all the Howards. Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede : 220 The whole strange purpose of their lives to find, Or make an enemy of all mankind ! Not one looks...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822
...Howards. Look next on greatness; say where greatness lies? ' Where, but among the heroes and the wise?' Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From...goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise; All sly slow things with circumspective eyes: Men in their loose...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...; and of his assistance to Aristotle his master, in making experiments and promoting science : the The whole strange purpose of their lives to find Or...backward, onward still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward farther than his nose. No less alike the Politic and Wise ; 225 All sly slow things, with circumspective...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...HOWARDS. Look next on Greatness; say where Greatness lies? " Where, but among the Heroes and the Wise ?" Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; 220 NOTES. " Et si leur sang tout pur, aiusi que leur noblesse, Est passe jusqu'a vous de Lucrece...
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The Works of Alexander Pope;

Alexander Pope - 1822
...HOWARDS. Look next on Greatness ; say where Greatness lies? " Where, but among the Heroes and the Wise ?" Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; 220 " Et si leur sang tout pur, ainsi que leur noblesse, Est passe jusqu'a vous de Lucrece en Lucrece."...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 pages
...Look next on greatness say where greatness lies. " Where, but among the heroes and the wise ?" Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From...; onward still he goes ; Yet ne'er looks forward, farther than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise ; All sly slow things with circumspective...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1824 - 300 pages
...Howards. 29 Look next on greatness; say where greatness lies? " Where, but among the heroes and the wise?" Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From...goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. 30 No less alike the politic and wise; All sly-slow things, with circumspective eyes: Men in their...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...Howards. Look next on greatness ; say where greatness lies: " Where, but among the heroes and the wise ?" en's whole foundations to their centre nod, And nature...? Vile worm! oh, madness! pride! impiety! What No less alike the politic and wise: All sly slow things, with circumspective eyes : Men in their loose...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, to which ...

Alexander Pope - 1824 - 67 pages
...the wise !" troes ire much the same, the point's agreed, om Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; 220 tie whole strange purpose of their lives, to find Or make an enemy of all mankind ! pot one looks backward, onward still he goes, let ne'er looks forward further than his nose. Xc le?s...
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